The Sleeping Souls

Frank Turner

Interview: Frank Turner (UK) on album Undefeated, the pandemic, and world record attempts

On the eve of releasing his tenth solo album, Undefeated, we had a chat with Frank Turner about life in the music industry in a post-pandemic world, just days before a world record attempt for the Music Venue Trust. You’ve got quite a busy weekend coming up… I do, yeah.  I’ll be honest with you,…

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Album Review: Frank Turner’s Undefeated delivers everything you want and more (2024 LP)

Solo album number 10 for Frank Turner opens with “Do One” and it just might be my personal anthem by the end of all this.  It’s a siren’s call to anyone who has been on the receiving end of someone else’s bullshit, with lyrics that resonate on an intimate level, cleverly wrapped in one of…

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Album Review: Frank Turner – Be More Kind (2018 LP)

I’m not ashamed to say that I find the world a frightening and desperate place of late, with its increasing loss of humanity and decency in the face of rising uncertainty and aggression. More and more it seems we’re losing sight of each other as individuals and hiding behind the safety and anonymity of our…

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Album Review: The Sad Song Co. – Worth (2018 LP)

If you look in the dictionary for the definition of multi-talented I’m not entirely certain you wouldn’t see a picture of Nigel Powell smiling back at you.  For the uninitiated, Nigel is the powerhouse drummer in The Sleeping Souls, the relentlessly touring (and recording) band for Frank Turner. He’s also from Dive Dive, and the…

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Album Review: Frank Turner – Songbook (2017 LP)

Arguably the world’s hardest-touring musician, Frank Turner has somehow managed to find enough spare time to collate and release a new album to see out 2017. Songbook is a double CD offering – the first CD being a celebration of some of his finest songs recorded so far in his career, and the second being ten…

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Live Review: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls + William Elliott Whitmore + The Smith Street Band – Amplifier Bar, Perth (09.05.2012)

Frank Turner’s Australian tour rolled into Perth this week, bringing with him friends old and new. If you doubt the power of rock and roll, you should really come to a Frank Turner gig. An undeniably charismatic performer, Turner is able to successfully bring together such seemingly disparate music lovers. There aren’t too many gigs…

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